Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Public Benefit Reform

Assembly Bill 935

Relating to: FoodShare work and FoodShare employment and training requirements and drug testing.

By Representatives Born, Armstrong, August, Brandtjen, Cabral-Guevara, Callahan, Dittrich, Duchow, Edming, James, Katsma, Kitchens, Knodl, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Macco, Magnafici, Moses, Penterman, Petersen, Petryk, Plumer, Rozar, Schraa, Skowronski, Snyder, Sortwell, Steffen, Tittl, Tusler, Vorpagel, Wichgers and Zimmerman; cosponsored by Senators Testin, Bernier, Felzkowski, Feyen, Marklein, Nass and Stroebel.

January 31, 2022         Referred to Committee on Public Benefit Reform

February 08, 2022       Public Hearing Held

Present:       (0)        None.

Absent:       (7)        Representative Krug; Representatives Schraa, Brandtjen, Cabral-Guevara, Behnke, L. Myers and Conley.

Excused:     (2)        Representatives Allen and Cabrera.

Appearances For

·      Sen. Patrick Testin - 24th State Senate District

·      Rep. Mark Born - 39th State Assembly District

·      Chase Martin - Opportunity Solutions Project

·      Angela Rachidi - Badger Insiitute

Appearances Against

·      Brenda Lewison - Local Action of Wisconsin

·      Kim Vercauteren - Wisconsin Catholic Conference

·      Stephanie Dorfman - Feeding Wisconsin

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Rachel Ver Velde - Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce

·      Kathi Pappa

·      Christopher Reader - IRG Action Fund

Registrations Against

·      Chelsea Fibert - Wisconsin Counties Association

·      Pastor Cindy Crane - Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin

·      Colin McGinn - Hunger Task Force

·      Abby Bar-Lev Wiley - Legal Action of Wisconsin

·      Peter Bakken - Wisconsin Council of Churches

Registrations for Information Only

·      HJ Waukau - Wisconsin Department of Health Services

February 10, 2022       Executive Session Held

Present:       (7)        Representative Krug; Representatives Schraa, Brandtjen, Cabral-Guevara, Behnke, Cabrera and Conley.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (2)        Representatives Allen and L. Myers.

Moved by Representative Brandtjen, seconded by Representative Schraa that Assembly Bill 935 be recommended for passage.

Ayes:     (5)     Representative Krug; Representatives Schraa, Brandtjen, Cabral-Guevara and Behnke.

Noes:     (2)     Representatives Cabrera and Conley.



John Reinemann

Committee Clerk